Sandoval, Violeta del Carmen Parra
Born: Oct 14, 1917 AD
Died: 1967 AD, at 49 years of age.
1917 - Born on October 14th in San Carlos, Chile.
1926 - At the age of nine, the young girl started singing and playing guitar, soon composing traditional Chilean music.
1952 - Married to Luis Cereceda.
1954 - Violeta Parra moved to Europe, deciding to settle down in France, where the artist started recording her poetic songs.
1958 - Violeta Parra got involved in painting and sculpture, extending her artistic skills even more.
1961 - The singer returned to Europe, this time singing along with her daughter Isabel Parra and her son Angel Parra being responsible for keeping their mother's legacy alive.
1967 - She committed suicide and died on February 5th.
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